Having UL standards and certifications for industrial cybersecurity will advance the practices of vendors in terms of building cybersecurity into their products and will make it easier for industrial organizations to purchase products that are designed with cybersecurity in mind.  As ICS vendors already work with UL for a wide variety of certifications, having UL certify products for cybersecurity fits with existing processes and just makes sense. The new UL standards help embed good cybersecurity design into product development cycles, which is a positive step forward.

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